Primary and Secondary Colours

A colour wheel, showing a transition from red, to orange, to yellow, to green, to blue, to purple and back to red.

The primary colours are blue, yellow and red.

Using markers, crayons, food colouring, play-doh, chalk, (whatever you can find at home) combine two primary colours to see what the secondary colours are. Grab a piece of paper to show your results. What colours are you able to make by mixing 2 primary colours?

________ + ________ = ________ (show 3 ways)

Different colours of light reflected on a wall.

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Can you create a design using only the primary colours? Create some art. What happens when the colours overlap?

Find things around your house to create a colour wheel. Take a picture!